Gel-Pak Announces Agreement with A.V.B.A Hitech

Contact: Darby Davis

Phone: (510) 576-2220

9 A.M. EDT, January 20, 2008

HAYWARD, CA, JANUARY 20, 2008: Gel-Pak, a division of Delphon Industries and leading manufacturer of device shipping and handling carriers used predominantly by the semiconductor, optoelectronics, and telecommunication industries announced today the appointment of A.V.B.A Hitech Ltd. as its new Israeli distributor. A.V.B.A. Hitech has been one of Israel’s top distributors of semiconductor front and back-end equipment and materials since 1987.

Gel-Pak will work with A.V.B.A Hitech to service its customers in Israel. “We’re confident that our new relationship with A.V.B.A will provide customers in this region with a higher level of local support and expand Gel-Pak’s already strong presence in this market,” says Darby Davis, Director of Worldwide Sales and Marketing for Gel- Pak.

Background: Founded in 1980, Gel-Pak has developed a line of device carriers and handling materials that offer solutions for applications where damage during handling must be avoided. The company’s proprietary elastomer technology serves as the basis of its Gel- Box, Gel-Tray, Film, and patented Vacuum Release products.

About the Parent Company: Gel-Pak is a division of Delphon Industries, LLC headquartered in Hayward, California. Delphon’s mission is to provide materials and services for the shipping, processing, and packaging of high value technology components. With the divisions Gel-Pak, Quik-Pak, TouchMark, and UltraTape along with a worldwide sales and distribution network, Delphon Industries serves a wide range of markets including semiconductor, medical, opto-electronics, solar, and data storage.

For more information contact:

Company Contact: Darby Davis, (510) 576-2220 or

Marketing Contact: Jennifer Nunes (510)576-2253 or

A.V.B.A Contact: Shachar Bard 972-4-644-9068 or

Download Press Release